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  • adv. said, written or done with the intent to mock, or ridicule.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. By way of derision; in a contemptuous or mocking manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a mocking or jeering manner; with ridicule, derision, or contempt; so as to disappoint, deceive, or cheat.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a disrespectful and mocking manner
  • adv. in a disrespectful jeering manner


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  • Luz glanced over her shoulder at Raul, her expression mockingly dubious.

    The Glory Game

  • "Thank you for the penny!" he called mockingly after her.

    Men Don't Leave Me

  • 'Why, not enter, barbarian?' he called mockingly, with an exaggerated gesture of invitation.

    The Conan Chronicles

  • "Why not enter, barbarian?" he called mockingly, with an exaggerated gesture of invitation.

    Conan the Wanderer

  • Below his rocky perch she came to a halt, her feet slightly apart in the sand, an impish twist to her lips as she called mockingly:

    Key Out of Time

  • King Cloud.! "she called mockingly as it disappeared behind a hill.

    Dragon on a Pedestal

  • But "-- and he drawled out the word mockingly --" but I guess if the Lord had wanted me to make a town here he would have given me a different kind of liver! "

    In Our Town

  • Ingrid [turning her head, and calling mockingly upwards:]

    Peer Gynt

  • It spread like wildfire from the corporal throughout the second-year cadets who would call mockingly for Bessom Gord to come and bless them as we were marching past them on our way to classes.

    Shaman's Crossing

  • You know I treat him mockingly, that is, I compromise him and he simply stares, Yulia Mihailovna encourages it.

    The Possessed


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